Michael Montess, PhD

Michael Montess is a Clinical Ethics Fellow with the Centre for Clinical Ethics as well as the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of Toronto. He has a PhD in Philosophy from York University and his dissertation was on the social and political dimensions of the ethics of HIV prevention. He was also a postdoctoral associate in the Rotman Institute of Philosophy and the School of Health Studies at Western University as well as a postdoctoral fellow in the School of Public Health and Social Policy at the University of Victoria. He is interested in topics related to public health ethics involving pandemics, including both COVID-19 and HIV/AIDS, as well as other topics in 2SLGBTQ+ health, applied ethics, bioethics, and social and political philosophy more broadly.